by James Lees.
large format hardback [30x25cm]. 1st edition. 207 pages. ISBN 085177136X .
very good condition in the dust-jacket, with adhesive label to foot of spine. from the library of the Cruising Association.
the standard text on the development of rigging, mast making and sail making in the British sailing navy. clearly illustrated with over 540 drawings and 100 photos.